Re: Agricultural Skyscrapers

Wed, 28 Jan 1998 00:50:48 EST

In a message dated 98-01-27 23:50:00 EST, you write:

<< > This will not likely replace all crops, but some vegetables can most
> likely be profitably grown in this way. There is already a mall
> somewhere in the US (saw it on Discovery Channel) were this is done,
> apparently earning real money.

If what I've read is correct, celery would be a prime candidate for
growing in this way. Apparently wild celery produces a natural
pesticide that makes the stuff taste truly horrid (but then, that's
my opinion of celery anyway), and the only difference between wild
and domestic celery is that the latter is very carefully protected
from bugs. >>

also, things grown hydroponically grow much faster, healthier, and with
bigger, tastier fruit, and without pesticides (plus there are a lot of natural